BLACK ROCK FIELD OFFICE ANNOUNCES THE CALL FOR ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 2021 PROGRAM

February 5, 2021

WINNEMUCCA, Nev. – The Black Rock Desert High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA), along with the Friends of Black Rock High Rock (FBRHR) announces the Call for Artists for the 2021 Artists in Residence Program. The deadline for applications is April 30, 2021. ( Application info )

The need for seed: USFS wraps up Badger Fire seeding

February 1, 2021

Colin Tiernan Feb 1, 2021

The 90,000-acre Badger Fire burned nearly a third of the South Hills this fall in Twin Falls and Cassia counties. In an effort to speed up regrowth and reestablish habitat for wildlife, the Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management have been laying down native seed on some of the burned area. (full article)

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT TO HOLD PUBLIC INFORMATION FORUM ON CALICO BASIN RECREATION

March 5, 2021

LAS VEGAS — Recognizing the need to balance high-quality visitor experience with natural resource protection in one of the region’s most popular recreation areas, the Bureau of Land Management Southern Nevada District will hold a virtual information forum to involve the public in the early stages of a proposed Recreation Area Management Plan for the Calico Basin area. (more info)

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENTS FOR PHASE TWO OF LUNING SOLAR PROJECT

March 5, 2021

arson City, Nev – The Bureau of Land Management Stillwater Field Office is asking the public to comment on the next step of environmental review for the proposed phase two of Luning Solar Energy Project submitted by Liberty Utilities LLC. Public comments will be accepted February 26 through March 29, 2021. (full article)

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON FIRE CREEK MINE SAGE-GROUSE HABITAT IMPROVEMENT PROJECT

December 29, 2020

BATTLE MOUNTAIN, Nev. – The Bureau of Land Management, Mount Lewis Field Office is seeking comments on a draft Environmental Assessment for the Klondex Gold and Silver Mining Company Klondex Fire Creek Mine Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat Improvement Project. The 30-day comment period ends Jan. 28. (full article)

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT RELEASES DECISION TO REDUCE FUELS, RESTORE SAGEBRUSH AREAS IN GREAT BASIN

February 5, 2021

the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the record of decision for the Fuels Reduction and Rangeland Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement in the Great Basin. This record of decision provides for treatment of undesired vegetation communities within a 38.5-million-acre potential area that includes portions of California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah and Washington.  (full article)

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT SEEKS PUBLIC COMMENT ON PROPOSAL TO INSTALL PIPELINE IN EXISTING RIGHT-OF-WAY IN SOUTHERN NEVADA

March 5, 2021

LAS VEGAS – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today released a draft Environmental Assessment and unsigned Finding of No Significant Impact analyzing Southwest Gas Corporation’s proposal to install 69.5 miles of new 24-inch diameter natural gas pipeline within an existing permanent right-of way. The comment period will end March 24, 2021.  (more info)

BLM AERIALLY SEEDS 8,000-PLUS ACRE BROWN FIRE AS PART OF ESR PLAN

February 5, 2021

HUMBOLDT RIVER FIELD OFFICE SEEKS PUBLIC INPUT ON THE PROPOSED RELIEF CANYON MINE EXPANSION PROJECT

February 5, 2021

HRFO will be conducting two virtual Zoom public meetings for the project. The first will be February 10 at 1 PM. To register for this session, click here. The second virtual public meeting will be February 11 at 6 PM. To register for the second session, click here.  (full article )

THE BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NAMES NEW CARSON CITY DISTRICT MANAGER

January 8, 2021

Carson City, Nev. – Ken Collum has been named the new District Manager for the Carson City District, Bureau of Land Management in Nevada. (full article)